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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.

By November 23, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Oculus closer to launch with new virtual reality headset

"Crescent Bay" prototype promises a better display and new sensors to track player's movements while using the device.

By September 20, 2014

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Can a musician be a hardcore audiophile?

The Audiophiliac's close encounter with jazz musician Billy Drummond, he has a houseful of great hi-fi gear.

By September 8, 2014

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Amazing illusion: Watch water flow like never before

A video shows how a camera trick and a little audio know-how can result in a stunning water spectacle.

By March 13, 2013

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Incredible optical illusion will blow your mind

An optical illusion created by researchers at the University of Queensland makes normal people appear as horrific distortions.

By January 21, 2013

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UberX rides now cheaper than a yellow cab in New York City

Uber slashes prices for its UberX tier in New York City by 20 percent, but drivers are left making less money per ride.

By July 7, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 003: The Amazon Fire Phone, and a new, crazy OK Go video

Ashley and Rich discuss whether or not Amazon's new smartphone has legs, how OK Go's crazy new music video blew their minds, and Apple's new low-end iMac. Also, we're taking bets on whether humans will hit Mars by 2026...

By June 18, 2014